About the Festival of Archaeology

Co-ordinated by the Council for British Archaeology, the Festival offers hundreds of events nationwide, organised by museums, heritage organisations, national and country parks, universities, local societies, and community archaeologists.

The 2016 Festival of Archaeology is now over. Thank you to all of our event organisers and everyone who came along to events. The 2017 Festival of Archaeology will take place between 15 - 30 July and registration for events is now open! .

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Channel Islands | Jersey
Sat 15th Jul 2017
A guided walking tour of Elizabeth Castle - Jersey
Come take a stroll, with local Blue badge guide “Terry Underwood” BITG, from the 6th to the 20th Century. 1400 years of history contained within one small islet in St Aubin’s... [Read more]
West Midlands | Warwickshire
Sat 15th Jul 2017 - Sun 16th Jul 2017
West Midlands | Worcestershire
Sun 16th Jul 2017

Twitter feed

3 hours 37 min ago
The Festival team will be hosting a crafty event on 22 July in York, more details to follow soon! https://t.co/oFOQKxa9pC
5 hours 55 min ago
Or how about a visit to a restored townhouse? https://t.co/QRjpBq6F5H
5 hours 57 min ago
Fancy going on a over ? What not head down to Bosworth https://t.co/U5REuNMTL5
1 day 3 hours ago
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in are excavating a Late Bronze & Iron Age enclosure. Why not join their field school… https://t.co/trpOUVrOB8
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RT : 'll be starting their exciting programme tomorrow! Don't miss out! https://t.co/RgJf6oOBCy

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